• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill makes a speech to the Civil Service Battalion of the Home Guard in London.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PREMIER AND HOME GUARD".

    London.

    At Horseguards Parade we see various shots of Prime Minister Winston Churchill making a speech before the County of London Civil Service Battalion of the Home Guard.

    Churchill says "The philosophers have argued that the pen is mightier than the sword, but here we have both". He congratulates the men and tells them that they are doing a grand job in giving up spare time for the cause. He says that the security of the island cannot be achieved without their help.

    The troops give three cheers for Churchill and march past as he takes the salute.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1338.01
    Media URN:
    44164
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:02:35:00
    Canister:
    42/75

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